Contact Us This page lists the current members of the board (terms begin after the conference luncheon). The listing is final in that in case of resignations etc., previous office holders are no longer included. - Mailing addresses are listed only for those members who might conveivably receive such mail. Else email the respective person and ask for their postal address, or send attachments. - Note: "Client" will start a message in an email program; appropriate client setup on your end is required for this to work. "Online" will open a separate browser window with an online form. This does not require an email program on your end.
University of West Georgia, Foreign Languages & Literatures Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118 Phone: (678) 839-5966 * Fax: (678) 839-5276
Rhonda Wells DeKalb County School System Instruction, Bldg. B, 3770 N. Decatur Rd., Decatur, GA 30032 Phone: 678-676-0227
Vice President for Advocacy
Amye Sukapdjo Independent Consultant Gainesville, GA
Vice President for Language Contests
Jamie Patterson World Language Program Specialist, Fulton County Schools Fulton County Schools Administrative Center 786 Cleveland Avenue SW, Atlanta GA 30315
Immediate Past President
Joe Frank Uriz Parsons Elementary School
Pat McCoy Wesleyan School 5405 Spalding Drive, Norcross, GA 30092
Treasurer / Administrator
Mary Ellen Foye P.O. Box 734, Griffin, GA 30224 Phone: (c) (770) 468-3396
Djaouida Bensaadoun Amana Academy, Fulton County Charter School
Tavane Moore Renaissance MS, Fulton County
Tammy Garces Heard County High School
Horst Kurz Georgia Southern University, Foreign Languages
Editor(s) The Flag Journal
Joy Lynn Tynes Cobb Central Office 3295 South Atlanta Road, Smyrna, GA 30080
Brandi Meeks Starr's Mill High School 193 Panther Path, Fayetteville, GA 30215 Phone: (770) 486-2710 * Fax: (770) 486-2716
The World Language profession in the State of Georgia is fortunate to have many dedicated individuals working to support and improve World Language instruction. To recognize outstanding contributions to the profession, FLAG offers awards in the areas of teaching, supervision, and support for World Languages in our state. Below are links to pertinent information - be sure to review all pages!
For Awards-related questions, please contact the Awards Coordinator:Email
The following are the regular awards. Linked titles take you to a list of the criteria and requirements. All nominees, except in the case of Administrative support, are required to be current members of FLAG.
Teacher of the Year Award Recognizes teachers who effectively strive to use various strategies, techniques, and materials to enhance the students' interest in, acquisition of, and proficiency in a second language. Two divisions will be recognized: P-12 and Post-Secondary. Teacher of Promise Award Recognizes teachers in their first, second, or third year of teaching who show the promise to be an outstanding teacher and leader in World Language education. Two divisions will be recognized: P-12 and Post-Secondary.
Leadership & Support Awards
Flag Innovative Programs Award
Recognize foreign language programs, departments and student groups that develop innovative programs or activities that promote language learning and engagement.
Administrative Support of World Languages Recognizes a Georgia Dean, Superintendent, Principal, or other administrator who has evidenced strong and overt support for World languages. Fostering Partnerships With World Languages Recognizes teachers who have sought to involve the broader community in World Language activities, which may occur on or away from campus. Leadership Award Recognizes those who have taken an active role in promoting foreign language education through professional and/or academic endeavors. Two divisions will be recognized: P-12 and Post-Secondary. On occasion and at the discretion of its board, FLAG may present additional ad hoc and/or one-time awards as warranted (e.g. for noteworthy, special accomplishments etc.).